Our Alumni

Patricia Kozikowski, ’21
Psychology, B.S.
Writer, Fall 2020

Publications

COVID-19 Does Discriminate

by Patricia Kozikowski, September 28, 2020 Throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have heard the phrase “the coronavirus doesn’t discriminate” multiple times. But if the virus doesn’t discriminate, why are certain groups of people suffering more than others? A perfect example of this social issue is the differences in fatality rates in New York City…


Srihita Mediboina, ’21
Applied Mathematics, B.S.
& Economics, B.A.
Writer, Spring 2021

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Pavithra Venkataraman, ’22
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, B.A.
Writer & Graphic Designer, 2020 – 2021

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The Medicalization of Birth in the United States of America

by Pavithra Venkataraman, March 20, 2021 “The United States provides the world’s most expensive maternity care but has worse pregnancy outcomes than almost every other industrialized country” (Feldhusen, 2000). When analyzing the differences between how America approaches birth, and how other developed countries approach birth, there is one that stands out: medicalization. Medicalization is a…


Haasitha Korlipara, ’23
Biology, B.S.
Writer, Spring 2021

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Defying Labels: The Afro-Latinidad Complex

by Haasitha Korlipara, April 19, 2021 Think back to Shakira and J-Lo’s memorable, high-energy performance during the 2020 Super Bowl halftime show. The singers embraced various elements of Latin American culture, an example being the incorporation of two Afro-Colombian dance forms, Champeta and Mapalé, into Shakira’s choreography. What appeared to be a showcase of Latino…


Iqra Ishrat, ’23
Psychology, B.S.
Writer, Spring 2021


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Gentrification: A Call For Reform or a Negative Acceptance?

by Iqra Ishrat, April 9, 2021 According to experts from Brookings Institute, gentrification is “the process of neighborhood change that results in the replacement of lower income residents with higher income ones” (Kennedy & Leonard, 2001), and has existed in United States urban centers since the 1970s (Fox, 2013). Since then, it has been changing…


Hassaan Qaiser, ’23
Biology, B.S.
Writer, Spring 2021

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Shanzida Refa, ’23
Chemistry, B.S.
Secretary, Spring 2021
Writer, 2020 – 2021

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